2 domestic flights grounded due to sunset limitation, another due to aircraft problem

January 16, 2014 11:24 pm· Comments Off on 2 domestic flights grounded due to sunset limitation, another due to aircraft problem 

MANILA, Jan. 16 — Three domestic flights have been cancelled Thursday afternoon due to different compelling reasons.

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Alcala maintains innocence on alleged Quezon rice cartel

January 16, 2014 11:24 pm· Comments Off on Alcala maintains innocence on alleged Quezon rice cartel 

By Lilybeth G. Ison

MANILA, Jan. 16 (PNA) — Agriculture Secretary Proceso Alcala on Thursday maintained he does not know of any rice cartel in his home province of Quezon.

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NFA distributes rice to flooded areas in Visayas, Mindanao

January 16, 2014 11:24 pm· Comments Off on NFA distributes rice to flooded areas in Visayas, Mindanao 

MANILA, Jan. 16 — The National Food Authority (NFA) has activated its memorandum of agreements (MOA) with local government units (LGUs) for the immediate distribution of rice stocks in areas affected by the continuous rains in the Visayas and Mindanao regions.

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DSWD to recognize most supportive media partners in providing service to the people

January 16, 2014 11:24 pm· Comments Off on DSWD to recognize most supportive media partners in providing service to the people 

MANILA, Jan. 15 — As the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) marks its 63rd anniversary on Thursday, it is giving out awards to its media partners in providing service to the people, especially the disadvantaged ones.

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Valenzuela solon urges SC to decide on the fate of RH Law

January 16, 2014 11:24 pm· Comments Off on Valenzuela solon urges SC to decide on the fate of RH Law 

MANILA, Jan. 16 — In light of the ballooning population of the country, Valenzuela Rep. Sherwin Gatchalian on Thursday appealed to members of the Supreme Court (SC) to decide on the fate of Reproductive Health (RH) Law.

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Update: LPA continues to dump rains over Visayas, Mindanao, says PAGASA

January 16, 2014 11:24 pm· Comments Off on Update: LPA continues to dump rains over Visayas, Mindanao, says PAGASA 

MANILA, Jan. 16 – The low pressure area (LPA) hovering over the Visayas still has slim chance to intensify into a tropical depression in the next 24 hours but continues to dump heavy rains over some parts of the Visayas and Mindanao, the state weather bureau said on Thursday.

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DSWD cites donors, media practitioners and other partners

January 16, 2014 11:24 pm· Comments Off on DSWD cites donors, media practitioners and other partners 

By Leilani S. Junio & Dan Karlo Ternora

MANILA, Jan. 16 (PNA) — As the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) celebrated its 63rd anniversary on Thursday, it also gave recognition and citations to its donors, media practitioners and other partners in the delivery of its various services to the disadvantaged sectors of society.

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Another petition vs. power rate hike filed at SC

January 16, 2014 11:24 pm· Comments Off on Another petition vs. power rate hike filed at SC 

MANILA, Jan. 16 — A new petition against the increase in the power rate was filed on Thursday before the Supreme Court (SC).

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DOTC optimistic bidding for P64.9-B LRT Line 1 Cavite extension pushes as 2 new groups join undertaking

January 16, 2014 11:24 pm· Comments Off on DOTC optimistic bidding for P64.9-B LRT Line 1 Cavite extension pushes as 2 new groups join undertaking 

MANILA, Jan. 16 — Following a pre-bid conference and the first round of one-on-one meetings held earlier this week, the Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC) is optimistic that the bidding for its biggest Public-Private Partnership (PPP) project will receive the same resounding response as its tenders in 2013.

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BI places David Tan under 'lookout' bulletin order

January 16, 2014 11:24 pm· Comments Off on BI places David Tan under 'lookout' bulletin order 

MANILA, Jan. 16 — The Bureau of Immigration (BI) on Thursday has placed Davidson Bangayan or David Tan under the its lookout bulletin order.

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